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OpenDNS

When you type a website into your browser, it’s the Domain Name System (DNS) that looks up the name and resolves it to an IP address. For example, Yahoo.com resolves (at least for me, today) to the IP address 216.109.112.135. People use the name, but computers need the number. DNS is the “phone book” in …

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Password protecting MediaWiki with mod_auth_mysql

MediaWiki is the powerful software on which Wikipedia and many other sites are built. It does not, however, come with the option to password protect pages from being viewed. (It can password protect pages from being edited.) If you need to setup a private, members-only wiki for internal use, here is how you can do …

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